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Brendan Haywood: David Blatt 'Couldn't Help' Cavs, Lost Respect From Team

Brendan Haywood wasn't surprised by the Cleveland Cavaliers' decision to fire David Blatt. Haywood played for the Cavaliers last season. “From what I was hearing, David Blatt kind of lost the team,” Haywood told hosts Justine Termine and former NBA player Eddie Johnson. “Then there were differences about what guys should be playing and what guys weren’t playing, from a management...
Via RealGM
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers: Who should they target with their trade exception?

The Cleveland Cavaliers, after dealing the Brendan Haywood $10 million contract along with the contract of Mike Miller, are in possession of a potentially game-changing trade exception to use for the year. Basically, the Cavaliers are already over the cap so shedding salaries is a smart move, and acquiring a trade exception for it is a win-win. That way, if they realize they need...
Via isportsweb.com
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Blazers waive Brendan Haywood as expected

When the Blazers acquired Brendan Haywood as part of the trade with the Cavaliers that also netted them Mike Miller and two second-round draft picks in exchange for cash considerations, it was never expected he'd remain on the roster.It's not surprising, then, that Portland waived Haywood on Thursday, which the team announced via official release.Haywood had an unusual contract by...
Via Fox Sports
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Brendan Haywood Waived By Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers have waived center Brendan Haywood. Portland acquired Haywood, guard Mike Miller and two future second round draft picks from the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 27 in exchange for cash considerations. Haywood's contract was non-guaranteed.
Via RealGM
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers Might Not Be Done Making Lopsided Trades

The Portland Trail Blazers continued their busy offseason this past weekend with a trade that brought over Brendan Haywood, Mike Miller and two future second-round picks. The move itself was designed to acquire assets (neither Haywood nor Miller will likely ever suit up in Rip City), but the real story here isn’t what the team received, but what it gave up. The Blazers officially...
Via Oregon Sports News
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Players the Cleveland Cavaliers Could Be Looking to Target with the $13.4M Trade Exception

The Cleveland Cavaliers recently dealt center Brendan Haywood and small forward Mike Miller along with two second-round draft picks to the Portland Trail Blazers. In this unique deal, the Cavaliers did not get any players or draft picks in return. Instead, they acquired two traded player exceptions, one worth $10.5 million and the other worth $2.94 million. In addition, the Cavs...
Via Cavaliers Nation
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

What can the Cavs do with a trade exception?

The Cleveland Cavaliers created two trade exceptions through trading Brendan Haywood and Mike Miller to the Portland Trail Blazers. The moves created trade exceptions for $10.5 million and $2.85 million that can be used to acquire players over the next calendar year. A trade exception can be used to acquire more salary than a team sends away via trade as long as the difference in...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN really, really likes the Cavs-Blazers deal

Late Sunday night, NBA fans caught word that the Cleveland Cavaliers and Portland Trailblazers agreed to a deal that sent to players—Brendan Haywood and Mike Miller—to the Pacific Northwest in exchange for cold hard cash and a decently sized gift card to be used later. Cleveland added in a could of second-round picks in order to help sweeten the deal as it is believed that neither...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Dunc'd On Podcast: Dan Feldman On Recent Offseason Moves

Dan Feldman (@DanFeldmanNBA) joins Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) to discuss recent offseason transactions, including the Ty Lawson and Brendan Haywood trades. Duncan and Feldman also take listener questions. Click here to listen or download. Subscribe on iTunes or via the XML feed.
Via RealGM
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Portland smart to take on Haywood, Mike Miller contracts

By David Kenyon Brendan Haywood and Mike Miller aren’t going to help the Portland Trail Blazers on the court, but the franchise was smart to acquire the pair of veterans. In truth, Portland was smart to add them, simply so it could get rid of them. After losing LaMarcus Aldridge, Wesley Matthews, Robin Lopez in free agency and trading Nicolas Batum during the offseason, the...
Via Sportsnaut
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

The Cavs got trade exceptions. So what?

The Cleveland Cavaliers traded Brendan Haywood, Mike Miller, and two future second-round picks to the Portland Trail Blazers Sunday night in exchange for, well, nothing really. They got some cash considerations, but the most impactful part of the return was two trade exceptions. Whereas the Cavs were on the hook for $10.5 million in salary to Haywood and $2.8 million to Miller,...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs create two trade exceptions through trade

CLEVELAND (AP) -- A person familiar with the trade says the Cavaliers have traded forward Mike Miller and center Brendan Haywood to Portland to create salary-cap room and save luxury-tax money. The Cavs have been shopping Haywood's expiring $10.5 million contract deal for weeks and worked out a deal with the Blazers, who will also get two second-round picks from Cleveland, said the...
Via AP on Fox
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs create two trade exceptions through reported deal

CLEVELAND (AP) -- A person familiar with the trade says the Cavaliers have traded forward Mike Miller and center Brendan Haywood to Portland to create salary-cap room and save luxury-tax money. The Cavs have been shopping Haywood's expiring $10.5 million contract deal for weeks and worked out a deal with the Blazers, who will also get two second-round picks from Cleveland, said the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

AP source: Cavs trade Haywood, Miller to Blazers

CLEVELAND (AP) A person familiar with the trade says the Cavaliers have traded forward Mike Miller and center Brendan Haywood to Portland to create salary-cap room and save luxury-tax money. The Cavs have been shopping Haywood's expiring $10.5 million contract deal for weeks and worked out a deal with the Blazers, who will also get two second-round picks from Cleveland, said the...
Via AP on Fox
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs Trade Brendan Haywood, Mike Miller To Trail Blazers

Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting the Cleveland Cavaliers are trading Brendan Hayword’s contract and Mike Miller to the Portland Trail Blazers. Cleveland finally unloads the Haywood contract, bringing back a trade exception. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 27, 2015 Cleveland gains a $13.35M trade exception in the deal. The Cavs will have one year to use...
Via Diehardsport
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs News: Cavaliers Trade Mike Miller and Brendan Haywood to Trail Blazers

According to multiple sources, the Cleveland Cavaliers have traded two veterans in guard/forward Mike Miller and center Brendan Haywood to the Portland Trail Blazers for two second-round draft picks. Cleveland has traded Brendan Haywood and Mike Miller to Portland, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 27, 2015 Having traded two players...
Via Cavaliers Nation
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs trade Brendan Haywood, Mike Miller, picks to Blazers for trade exceptions

The Cavs have finally found a taker for Brendan Haywood and his $10.5 million non-guaranteed contract. The minor shocker is that they’ve traded away Mike Miller as part of the deal. Per the NBA’s chief news breaker, Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, the Cavaliers have traded Haywood and Miller to the Portland Trail Blazers along with two future second-round picks. The Cavaliers...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs Trade Brendan Haywood, Mike Miller To Blazers

The Cleveland Cavaliers have traded Brendan Haywood and Mike Miller to the Portland Trail Blazers. Haywood's contract is non-guaranteed for the 15-16 season. Portland will send two second round picks to the Cavaliers. The Cavaliers were unable to find a suitable trade using Haywood's contract and will instead have a traded player exception that can be used later.
Via RealGM
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Could Kaun Make A Difference In Cleveland?

Sasha Kaun might provide depth down low for the Cavaliers in 2015-16. Though it appears a Brendan Haywood trade must happen before any more dominoes start to fall in Cleveland this summer, the Cavs have accomplished a great deal already this off-season. Having signed Mo Williams and Richard Jefferson, Cleveland added two sharpshooting veterans who will give the team a much-needed...
Via The Lottery Mafia
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs Rumors: Cavaliers Expected to Trade Brendan Haywood to 76ers or Trail Blazers

The Cleveland Cavaliers may have finally found two suitors willing to acquire Brendan Haywood through trade. Related: 5 Possible Trade Scenarios for Brendan Haywood’s Contract Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders reports that the Cavaliers are expected to trade Haywood and his $10.5 million contract for the 2015-16 season to either the Portland Trail Blazers or the Philadelphia 76ers...
Via Cavaliers Nation
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs Likely To Settle For TPE In Exchange For Haywood's Contract

The Cleveland Cavaliers hope to soon trade Brendan Haywood for a traded player exception. The Cavaliers have shopped the non-guaranteed contract of Haywood around the NBA, including talks with the Brooklyn Nets on Joe Johnson. They haven't been able to find a deal to their liking and could instead trade Haywood for a traded player exception. The Cavs used a trade exception they created...
Via RealGM
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Cavaliers are working out a deal to send Brendan Haywood to Portland

The Portland Trailblazers are in a serious need for some big men for the upcoming season. After watching Robin Lopez and LaMarcus Aldridge leave in free agency, the Trailblazers are starting over from scratch. With the team in dire need for some bigs, the Cleveland Cavaliers might be willing to help them out. According to Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders, the Cavaliers are working...
Via No Guts, No Glory
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs Rumors: Cavaliers Interested in Trading Brendan Haywood to Trail Blazers

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been trying to trade Brendan Haywood’s contract for weeks. They may have finally found a suitor. Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders reports that the Cavaliers are interested in trading Haywood to the Portland Trail Blazers. In this trade scenario, the Cavs would get a trade exception that could be used during the season to acquire a player. The Blazers...
Via Cavaliers Nation
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers attempting to buy a title

The Cleveland Cavaliers are 1-3 in the opening games of the NBA summer league. After coming off of a season that fell just short of an NBA Title, the veteran and rookie players are looking towards building what could finally be a championship team in Cleveland, even if it means spending a significant about of money to do so. With the first lost of the summer league (where and when...
Via isportsweb.com
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Five Possible Trade Scenarios for Brendan Haywood’s Non-Guaranteed Contract

The Cleveland Cavaliers currently own one of the league’s more unique trade assets with the contract of Brendan Haywood. The 35-year-old center spent the past season in Cleveland playing sparingly, averaging 1.6 points and 1.3 rebounds in 5.4 minutes per game. Haywood is still desired by many teams, however, due to the fact that the final year in his contract is not guaranteed...
Via Cavaliers Nation
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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